Monthly Archives: October 2017

TDRE Boss Blog: 6th Form Study Skills: Learning & Note Taking

TDRE Boss Blog: 6th Form Study Skills: Learning & Note Taking: “A man maie well bring a horse to the water, But he can not make him drinke without he will.” wrote John Heywood in A Dialogue… Advertisements

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Keeping a tidy classroom by @Rosalindphys

Originally posted on Starter for Five:
Name: Rosalind Walker Twitter name: @Rosalindphys Sector: Secondary Subject taught (if applicable): Physics Position: Physics Teacher What is your advice about? Keeping a tidy classroom Have a labelled place for each set of books…

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Michael F.D. Young, Graduate Teachers and the Hero’s Journey

Just over a year ago I started reading books that I thought I wouldn’t agree with. One of those books was E.D. Hirsch’s ‘Cultural Literacy’, and although I didn’t agree with it (as feared), I will  be forever grateful that … Continue reading

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Statues Must Fall – Erasing History or Righting Wrongs? — Teachwell

It was a pleasure and privilege to be invited by Claire Fox to take part in the debate on statues alongside Patrick Vernon OBE (@ppvernon), Dr Cheryl Hudson (@HudsCheryl) and Dr Nicholas Draper. The… Continued here http://ift.tt/2gXjeZL

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‘Making every lesson count’ development programme

Originally posted on Reflecting English:
In 2015, Shaun Allison and I wrote Making every lesson count, an evidence-informed book of practical advice for busy teachers. Since then, three more books in the series have been published: Making every English lesson count,…

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Liking Pupils

Originally posted on The Grumpy Teacher:
There has, for a while, been a little meme popping around Edutwitter. No one, it says, learned anything from someone they didn’t like. Or something similar. Now this is quite clearly cobblers. I was…

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Fake Headteacher: Working Walls – Newsletter No.14

Originally posted on Fake Headteacher:
Dear Staff, I will get straight to the point. I found time to walk around the school today to check up on you – er, I mean to engage with the children and show an…

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